Joseph Palmerio has been a resident of Sarasota for the past 25 years. He earned his degree in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA. He studied art appreciation at the Barnes Foundation, sculpture at the Frudakis Academy and metal sculpture at Tyler School of Art, Temple University, all located in Pennsylvania. He taught painting in community arts centers in Pennsylvania and Colorado, and spent seven years teaching physically challenged adults in Philadelphia.
Palmerio exhibits throughout the United States. Numerous private and public collections include his works. In 1988, Acme Market Corporation commissioned him to create six large landscapes for their headquarters in Great Valley, PA. In 1989, the City of Philadelphia contracted him to create a 10’ x 30’ mural for the historic Murphy Recreation Center. In 2004, Motivation Inc, hired Palmerio to paint two 12’ x 40’ murals of the Mel Fisher Expedition of Atocha Treasure inside the Orlando International Airport. In 2008, he painted a 10' x 40' mural for the Duval House Bed and Breakfast in Key West, FL.
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One Man Shows
Cortille Gallery, Provincetown, Ma. 2017
Arts on Douglas Gallery, April 2017, New Smyrna, Fl.
Waterfront Gallery, Apalachicola, Fl. Oct.2017
Celery Barn Gallery, Sarasota Fl. 2014
Epcot Artist 2015, 2016, 2017
Fine Arts Society of Sarasota, Mar. 2013
Celery Barn Gallery, Sarasota, Fl. Jan. 2012
Center For Arts & Humanity, Sarasota, Fl. March 2011.
Fine Arts Society, Ringling School of Art 2009
Fine Arts Society Tour March & April 2006
Celery Barn Art Gallery, Sarasota, Fl., Dec. 2006
Everglades National Park, April 2004
Celery Barn Art Gallery, Sarasota, Fl., Jan. 2004
Gallery 41, Sarasota, Fl., April 1999
Philadelphia Federal Reserve, Phila. Pa. 1990
Chilton Publishing Co., Radnor, Pa. 1986
Philadelphia Federal Reserve, Phila., Pa. 1984
Invitational Paint Outs and Juried National Shows
Oil Painters of America National Show, Steamboat Springs Colorado, June - Sept, 2018
Bennington Vt. Sept. 2012
Canaveral Fl. Oct. 2012,13,14,15,17
Winter Park Fl. Mar. 2013,14,15
Annapolis, Md. 2014,15,16,17
Tarpon Springs, Fl. 2014,15,16,17
Tequesta Fl. 2015,16,17
Boston Ga. 2015, 2016
Fernandina Beach Fl. 2015
Lauderdale Yacht Club 2017
Apalachicola Fl. Nov. 2016
Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado, 2011
Everglades Nation Park, Artist in Residence, 2003
Wayne Art Center, Wayne Pa. 2015
Arts on Douglas, New Smyrna, Fl. '14-15-16-17
New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea, N.Y. 2014
Circle Gallery, Annapolis Md.
Oil Painters of America Sept. Oct. 2013, Cincinatti, Ohio
Cortille Gallery, Provincetown, Ma. Sept. 2013
Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. Aug.2013
Light Chasers Shows 2012, 13,14,15,16
PASC plein aire show, Sarasota, Fl., 2012
Coutts Museum, El Dorado, Kansas, July 2011.
Paint America competition, top 100, painting on tour. 2011.
Paintings of the World, St. Petersburg, Fl. ‘09
Art for Humanity Gallery, Sarasota, Fl. 2009
Raymond James Center, Sarasota, Fl. 2008
Rivo Commerce Center, Sarasota, Fl. 2008
Peter Paul Gallery, Sarasota, Fl., 2006
Peter Paul Gallery, Sarasota, Fl., 2005
Art Center Sarasota, 75th Invitational Anniversary
Show, Sarasota, Fl., 2002
The Hahn Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa., 1988
The Renaissance Art Gallery, Phila., Pa. 1985
The 2601 Fairmount, Phila., Pa., 1985
Seminar Led by Joseph Palmerio
"The Venetian Way”, St. Bridgets Arts Council, Phila., Pa., 1984. Juried their 1985 & 1989 Shows.
Juror of Arcadia Paint Outs 2014 and 2015
Juror of Sanibel Arts League show 2014
Juror Paint the Beach, Ft. Myers 2015
The VAC, Punta Gorda, Fl. 2016, 17
Peace River Plein Air Show VAC, 2016
1988: ACME Market Corporation , Great Valley, Pa. six large landscapes for corporate headquarters
1989: City Of Philadelphia, Murphy Recreation Center, 10 x 30 foot mural,
2004: Orlando Airport, Motivation Inc. two 12 x 40 foot murals
2005: Motivation Inc. mural Duval St. Key West, Fl.
2008-2009: Duval House Bed and Breakfast, 8’x 40’ & 8’ x 15’ exterior wall mural
Warren & Margot Coville, Sarasota, Fl.
Nancy Grant, Reston Va.
Bernard & Judy Havard, Philadelphia, Pa.
Scene Magazine featured artist, May 2011
ABC News, channel 7, Linda Carson interview, 2006. Sarasota, Fl.
Blab TV, Sarasota, Fl. March 2006
National Public Radio, Arts Edition with Amy Tardiff, Interview, 2003
Sarasota Herald Tribune, in depth article, Sunday Sept. 28th 2003
Graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa., 1979
Angelo Frudakis Academy of Sculpture, Phila. 1980
Barnes Foundation, Lower Merion, Pa. 1973-1975
Temple University, Tyler School of Art, 1972-1974
Adams State College, Alamosa Colorado, Summer 1974.
Philadelphia College of Art, Phila. Pa. summer ’72.